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Title:NORWEGIAN SHIPS FORM PART OF A CONVOY ESCORT GROUP [Main Title]
Film Number:ADM 1795
Other titles:THE ROYAL NAVY IN NORTHERN AND ATLANTIC WATERS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Scenes onboard a Town Class Long Range Escort manned by the Norwegian Navy.
Description: LA.MS of the Norwegian Ensign worn by the cameraship - an Ex-American destroyer modified for long-range escort work - visible in the background is the SW.RDF Type 271 lantern on the bridge. XLS to a V/W Class LRE on the horizon. Crewmen look out to sea - one is smoking. XLS to two more of the escort group - a River Class frigate leading a Flower Class corvette. A group of officers look to the passing coastline - a Lieutenant-Commander wipes his nose vigorously. CUs of the ship's dog. MS off the port quarter of a Norwegian-manned Flower Class Corvette, and MS off the port beam of a second, HNMS Acanthus (K.01). LA.CU of an AA ring sight clipped to the muzzle of a 12-pounder (?) gun. A crewman works in one of the ship's boats. A study of seagulls.